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26th Mar '16 9:11:54 PM Eagal
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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and began airing in March 2015.

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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered was made by the [=PlayStation Network=], Network=] in 2015. A second season has been ordered and began airing in March 2015.
is set to begin May 31, 2016.
26th Mar '16 9:10:53 PM Eagal
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* ActionGirl: Normal, Deena; [[spoiler: superhuman, Calista after becoming Retro Girl.]]

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* ActionGirl: Normal, Normal: Deena; Superhuman: [[spoiler: superhuman, Calista after becoming Retro Girl.]]



* AnyoneCanDie: Causes genuine drama.

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* %%* AnyoneCanDie: Causes genuine drama.



* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Averted.



* BlackComedy: They're homicide detectives, it's pretty much a given.

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* BlackComedy: They're homicide detectives, it's pretty much a given.%%* BlackComedy



* EvilPowerVacuum

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* %%* EvilPowerVacuum



* GoodCopBadCop
* GreenRocks: One of the reasons the muggle cops have any chance against villains is because of the technology that cancels out powers. ([[{{MST 3 K Mantra}} Don't think too hard about how that would work]]).

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* GoodCopBadCop
* GreenRocks: One of the reasons the muggle cops have any chance against villains is because of the technology that cancels out powers. ([[{{MST 3 K Mantra}} Don't think too hard about how that would work]]).
%%* GoodCopBadCop



* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:By the time of the most recent volume, a big chunk of the secondary cast is gone or missing in action]].

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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:By the time of the most recent volume, volume 3, a big chunk of the secondary cast is gone or missing in action]].



* PowerNullifier: See GreenRocks above. Rinse, repeat.

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* PowerNullifier: See GreenRocks above. Rinse, repeat.One of the reasons the muggle cops have any chance against villains is because of the technology that cancels out powers.



---> '''Walker:''' No.
---> [[spoiler:'''Satan:''']] No, what?
---> '''Walker:''' No. I don't believe anything you're saying. I don't think you are who you aren't saying you are. And fuck you.

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---> '''Walker:''' No.
---> [[spoiler:'''Satan:''']] No, what?
---> '''Walker:''' No.\\
[[spoiler:'''Satan:''']] No, what?\\
'''Walker:''' No.
I don't believe anything you're saying. I don't think you are who you aren't saying you are. And fuck you.



* [[PurelyAestheticGlasses Purely Aesthetic Goggles]]: Both modern-age Retro Girl's wear these when in costume, [[spoiler: though in Calista's case, they seem to be more for disguise]].
* [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld Really Three MILLION years old]]: [[spoiler:Walker, and a number of other superheores. Walker and Wolf appear to have gotten the raw end of the deal on this one; it's heavily implied that they were truly immortal and alive for most of that time, while the others were mainly [[{{Reincarnation}} reincarnates]].]]

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* [[PurelyAestheticGlasses Purely Aesthetic Goggles]]: PurelyAestheticGlasses: Both modern-age Retro Girl's wear these when in costume, [[spoiler: though in Calista's case, they seem to be more for disguise]].
* [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld Really Three MILLION years old]]: ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: [[spoiler:Walker, and a number of other superheores. Walker and Wolf appear to have gotten the raw end of the deal on this one; it's heavily implied that they were truly immortal and alive for most of that time, while the others were mainly [[{{Reincarnation}} reincarnates]].]]



* StockSuperpowers

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* StockSuperpowersStockSuperpowers: Retro Girl's power set.



* TabloidMelodrama: a ''constant'' theme is about the attention/obsession everything from trashy tabloids to two-bit political commentators would have for superpowered figures, and how that works to screw over their normal lives.

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* TabloidMelodrama: a A ''constant'' theme is about the attention/obsession everything from trashy tabloids to two-bit political commentators would have for superpowered figures, and how that works to screw over their normal lives.



* TheStoic: Walker.

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* %%* TheStoic: Walker.



* [[WhamEpisode Wham Issue]]: After years of dancing around it, the end of the ''25 Coolest Dead Superheroes of All Time'' arc revealed that Deena [[spoiler: actually '''did''' kill Johnny Royale]].

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* [[WhamEpisode Wham Issue]]: WhamEpisode: After years of dancing around it, the end of the ''25 Coolest Dead Superheroes of All Time'' arc revealed that Deena [[spoiler: actually '''did''' kill Johnny Royale]].
7th Mar '16 11:34:34 AM Nettacki
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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and will begin airing in March 2015.

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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and will begin began airing in March 2015.
7th Oct '15 3:03:46 PM StFan
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* BewareTheSuperman: Most of the time, this isn't too big a problem, but [[spoiler: Supershock, the Superman-analogue]], goes off the deep end and nearly causes a [[Comicbook/{{Irredeemable}} Plutonian]] or [[{{Miracleman}} Kid Miracleman]]-like world disaster. He "solves" the Israeli/Palestinian conflict by annihilating the entire area, melts the Pope and does a number of other deeds that they can't directly attribute to him because he can only be observed if he wants to be.

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* BewareTheSuperman: Most of the time, this isn't too big a problem, but [[spoiler: Supershock, the Superman-analogue]], goes off the deep end and nearly causes a [[Comicbook/{{Irredeemable}} [[ComicBook/{{Irredeemable}} Plutonian]] or [[{{Miracleman}} [[ComicBook/{{Miracleman}} Kid Miracleman]]-like world disaster. He "solves" the Israeli/Palestinian conflict by annihilating the entire area, melts the Pope and does a number of other deeds that they can't directly attribute to him because he can only be observed if he wants to be.
13th Sep '15 5:07:37 PM Exxolon
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2nd Jun '15 9:53:04 AM nombretomado
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* BewareTheSuperman: Most of the time, this isn't too big a problem, but [[spoiler: Supershock, the Superman-analogue]], goes off the deep end and nearly causes a [[{{Incorruptible}} Plutonian]] or [[{{Miracleman}} Kid Miracleman]]-like world disaster. He "solves" the Israeli/Palestinian conflict by annihilating the entire area, melts the Pope and does a number of other deeds that they can't directly attribute to him because he can only be observed if he wants to be.

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* BewareTheSuperman: Most of the time, this isn't too big a problem, but [[spoiler: Supershock, the Superman-analogue]], goes off the deep end and nearly causes a [[{{Incorruptible}} [[Comicbook/{{Irredeemable}} Plutonian]] or [[{{Miracleman}} Kid Miracleman]]-like world disaster. He "solves" the Israeli/Palestinian conflict by annihilating the entire area, melts the Pope and does a number of other deeds that they can't directly attribute to him because he can only be observed if he wants to be.
12th May '15 2:15:26 AM unclejack
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A TV adaptation starring Sharlto Copley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Michelle Forbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, and EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and will begin airing in March 2015.

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A TV adaptation starring Sharlto Copley Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Michelle Forbes Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and EddieIzzard Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and will begin airing in March 2015.
10th Mar '15 1:08:48 PM Tutankhgeek
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A TV adaptation starring Sharlto Copley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Michelle Forbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, and EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and will begin airing in late 2014.

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A TV adaptation starring Sharlto Copley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Michelle Forbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, and EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and will begin airing in late 2014.
March 2015.
6th Dec '14 5:51:38 AM Doc_Loki
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* TyopOnTheCover: The spine of volume 8 lists its title as "Cosimic" - the front cover correctly calls it "Cosmic".
9th Nov '14 12:08:25 PM RaustBD
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* DeathGlare: Christian and Deena both do this on occasion.

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* DeathGlare: Christian and Deena both do this on occasion. In one instance Deena gives the head of "Powers That Be" an epic ''three panel'' death glare.
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